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Harvard Business School Names New Innovation Lab Director

jodi-goldsteinIf Harvard Business School (HBS) is in your cross hairs, and if innovation and entrepreneurial pursuits are what rev you up, you may be interested to learn that Harvard’s innovation lab will soon have a new commander in chief. Jodi Goldstein, a long-time investor and entrepreneur, will become Harvard i-lab’s new Evans Family Foundation Managing Director beginning this June, responsible for leading the university-wide facility that brings students, faculty, alumni and the community together for team-based and other entrepreneurial activities.

Goldstein, who replaces outgoing Managing Director Gordon Jones, is no stranger the i-lab, Indeed, she’s been part of its management team since the lab’s 2011 launch, coming up with and implementing much of the top programming and resources it’s been able to offer. Just last year she spearheaded the Launch Lab, a business incubator for Harvard alumni, which is putting Allston, MA—where the i-lab is located—on the map as a solutions-centered hub swirling with interdisciplinary collaboration. Continue reading…

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Chicago Booth MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2

boothThe following is a report from an applicant who was invited to interview at Chicago Booth. The applicant shares their Booth MBA admissions interview questions: 

I just finished up with my Booth interview.  The conversation was very informal.  In addition to the regular resume review, career goal, and why Booth questions,  I was asked the following behavioral questions:  Continue reading…

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Duke Fuqua MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Alumnus / Off Campus

 

Duke FuquaThe following is a summary of a Duke Fuqua MBA admissions interview provided by a recent applicant: 

I have gathered a lot of useful information from the Clear Admit blogs which helped me prepare for my MBA interviews, so I have decided to pay it forward. Here goes my account of the interview experience : 

The overall experience of the Duke Fuqua MBA interview was very positive. The atmosphere was relaxed; the interviewer kind. It was very conversational. This is my recollection of the list of questions asked :
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Chicago Booth MBA Admissions Interview Report: Round 2 / Alumna / Off Campus

boothThe following is a report from an applicant who was invited to interview at Chicago Booth. The applicant shares their Booth MBA admissions interview questions: 

I applied as an international student and interviewed with an alumna in Ghana. Before hand, I made sure to check out my interviewer (I really recommend this). I looked her up on LinkedIn and also asked a friend at Booth if she knew her. Researching the interviewer helped because we began on a very good note and I was able to ask more specific questions about her career and Booth.
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Seminar for Prospective MBA Applicants with Liberal Arts Backgrounds

forte foundation logoThe Forté Foundation, an organization devoted to helping launch women in careers in business, will host an online seminar next week designed for women from a liberal arts background who are interested in pursuing an MBA. “Women with liberal arts degrees are valued in the MBA classroom,” notes Forté. The online seminar, open to Forté members, will take place Tuesday, March 3, from 1 to 2 p.m. EST.

The webinar will feature women currently enrolled in MBA programs discussing the challenges and successes they experienced coming from liberal arts backgrounds. Specifically, the webinar will address how to leverage a liberal arts background or limited quantitative profile as part of the application process. “The diversity of backgrounds in an MBA classroom is one of the hallmarks of the degree,” notes Forté.  Continue reading…

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Fridays From the Frontline: Busy, Busy

busyWelcome back to Fridays From the Frontline, Clear Admit’s weekly summation of posts from the business school blogosphere. This week, MBA applicants and current students alike are busy with the demands of the application process or business school life.   Continue reading…

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#MBA Top Tweets of the Week

Welcome to another installment of #MBA Top Tweets of the Week, in which we pull some notable Twitter posts from leading MBA programs.  This week, we’ve gathered MBA tweets from Cornell / Johnson’s multiple feeds.

Have you seen “re-tweetable” tweets in your feed this week? E-mail info@clearadmit.com with your recommendations of which MBA programs we should spotlight next!  Check out our past recaps of Duke / Fuqua and Harvard Business School on Twitter.

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IESE Business School, China Europe International Business School Launch New World Executive MBA

internationalbusinessSpain’s IESE Business School has partnered with the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) to launch a new joint program targeting senior business leaders whose work crosses international borders. Called the World Executive MBA, the program launched in January and is designed to help participants hone their leadership skills with a particular emphasis on the challenges faced as part of managing businesses in different parts of the world.

The new program will feature modules on CEIBS and IESE campuses across five continents. Specifically, modules are scheduled to take place in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Barcelona, New York, Munich, Silicon Valley, Sao Paulo and in strategic locations in India and Africa. Participants selected for the program will be chosen strategically, in part to have the group as a whole represent a broad diversity of geographies, backgrounds, roles and sectors. Continue reading…

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UPenn Wharton MBA Admissions Interview Report: Round 2 / TBD / On Campus

wharton3The following is a Wharton MBA admissions interview description provided by a recent applicant:

With several close friends currently at Wharton, I expected to have a positive experience, but walked away from my interview/lunch/class experience extremely disappointed. Perhaps it was coming off the positivity of Haas’ Super Saturday, or a very enthusiastic interview at Fuqua the day before – I’m not sure. I will explore this after running you through the process. Continue reading…

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